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Lesson 4: Multiplying whole numbers and fractions word problems

# Multiplying fractions word problem: milk

Sal solves a multiplication fraction word problem about milk. Created by Sal Khan.

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• how is 6/1 = to 6
• because 1/1 is equal to 1 whole so 6/1 is equal to 6
• I got confused about something about halfway through. How exactly does 20/5 equal 4??
• 20 ÷ 5 = 4. If the fraction is improper check if you can divided the numerator by the denominator.

Happy to help!
• I still don't get it
What do you meen
• sometimes i don't understand math
(1 vote)
• well its ok math can be hard sometimes
(1 vote)
• is 2/9 equal to 1/3
(1 vote)
• nope
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• what is a fbhcncs
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• Is 6/1=6 because it’s a improper fraction?
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• why divide by 5? why can't you divide by 2 or 3 or 25 or any other number
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• I don't really get the between 4 and 5 part
• It means that the fraction is between the whole numbers 4 and 5
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